raw - Having had the skin removed or abraded; chafed, tender; exposed, lacerated. raw - Of food: not cooked. raw - New or inexperienced raw - Crude in quality; rough, uneven, unsophisticated raw - Not treated or processed (of materials, products etc.); in a natural state, unrefined, unprocessed. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/raw Hmmm, so that is what raw means. AW inspired this. Interesting, huh?